21 10 / 2014

"I’m using the city to get to strangers and read them poems. My chapbook American Boys and my book Begging for It are full of New York imagery. I suppose I think of the city as a character that’s constantly changing, much like I’m constantly changing.” Read more of The Rumpus’ interview with Alex Dimitrov’s and Kate Durbin.

Begging for It is available from Four Way Books

21 10 / 2014

You can read “Elegy Composed in the New York Botanical Garden” by Eugenia Leigh (Blood, Sparrows and Sparrows) here

Blood, Sparrows and Sparrows is available from Four Way Books

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21 10 / 2014

C. Dale Young (Torn) is on the 2014 Festival Poet Lineup for the 15th Biennial Dodge Poetry Festival, which will take place this Thursday, October 23 through Sunday, October 26 at theNew Jersey Performing Arts Center and in Newark’s Downtown Arts District.

Torn is available from Four Way Books. His collection The Halo is forthcoming from Four Way Books in early 2016. 

21 10 / 2014

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Victoria Redel (Make Me Do Things, winner of the 2014 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award in Prose) will be on a Fiction Panel on Thursday, October 23, at 11 am, for The Devil’s Kitchen Fall Literary Festival. She will give a reading at the festival as well, on Thursday, October 23, at 4:30 pm. The festival will be held in the SIUC’s Morris Library on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus from Wednesday, October 22 through Friday, October 24. 

Make Me Do Things is available from Four Way Books

20 10 / 2014

Victoria Redel (Make Me Do Things, winner of the 2014 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award in Prose) will read at The Devil’s Kitchen Fall Literary Festival, which will take place October 22-24 at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus in the SIUC’s Morris Library. 

Make Me Do Things is available from Four Way Books

17 10 / 2014

From Wednesday, October 22 through Friday, October 24, The Devil’s Kitchen Fall Literary Festival will be happening on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus. Victoria Redel (Make Me Do Things, winner of the 2014 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award in Prose) will present on a Fiction panel and read on Thursday, October 23. Click here for more details. 

Make Me Do Things is available from Four Way Books

From Thursday, October 23 through Sunday, October 26, the 15th Biennial Dodge Poetry Festival will be going on at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center & Newark’s Downtown Arts District and our very own C. Dale Young (Torn) will be there.

Torn is available from Four Way Books. C. Dale Young’s collection The Halo is forthcoming from Four Way Books in early 2016. 

17 10 / 2014

Tonight, Friday, October 17, at 6 pm, J. Mae Barizo (The Cumulus Effect, forthcoming from Four Way Books in Fall 2015), Salman Rushdie, American String Quartet, and Paul Cantelon will all be part of the ”Memory Palace: Music Meets the Page” performance for WAMFEST 2014: The Illuminated Word in Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall (The Mansion) at Fairleigh Dickinson University Florham Campus (285 Madison Avenue) in Madison, NJ.

17 10 / 2014

Tomorrow, Saturday, October 18, at 7 pm, Brian Komei Dempster (Topaz, winner of the 2014 15 Bytes Book Award in Poetry) will read with Robin Becker and Janine Canan for the WordTemple Poetry Series at Sebastopol Center for the Arts in the Sebastopol Vets Building (282 S. High Street) in Sebastopol, CA.

Topaz is available from Four Way Books

17 10 / 2014

Tonight, Friday, October 17, at 7 pm, Rigoberto Gonzalez (Unpeopled Eden, winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize and the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Award in Gay Poetry),Brian Blanchfield, Luigi Bonaffini, Robert Hass, Hannah Sanghee Park, and Tracy K. Smith will read for the American Poets Prizes Ceremony & Reception in the Auditorium (66 West 12th Street) at The New School in NYC.

Unpeopled Eden is available from Four Way Books

16 10 / 2014

Four Way Books author J. Mae Barizo (her collection, The Cumulus Effect, is forthcoming from Four Way Books in Fall 2015) is reading tomorrow, Friday, October 17 for "Memory Palace: Music Meets the Page", part of WAMFEST 2014: The Illuminated Word. The event also features Salman Rushdie, American String Quartet, and Paul Cantelon. It will take place in the Lenfell Hall, Hennessy Hall (The Mansion) at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus (285 Madison Avenue) in Madison, NJ. 

16 10 / 2014

This Saturday, October 18, at 7 pm, Brian Komei Dempster (Topaz, winner of the 2014 15 Bytes Book Prize in Poetry), Robin Becker, and Janine Canan will read for the WordTemple Poetry Series at Sebastopol Center for the Arts in the Sebastopol Vets Building (282 S. High Street) in Sebastopol, CA.

Topaz is available from Four Way Books

 

16 10 / 2014

Tomorrow, Friday, October 17, at 10:45 am, Rigoberto Gonzalez (Unpeopled Eden, winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize and the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry), Victoria Redel (Make Me Do Things, winner of the 2014 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award in Prose), and Idra Novey will be on the Poetic Beginnings Panel for the Academy of American Poets Forum in the Theresa Lang Center at The New School (55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor) in NYC. 

Also tomorrow, Friday, October 17, at 7 pm, Rigoberto Gonzalez (Unpeopled Eden, winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize and the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry),Brian Blanchfield, Luigi Bonaffini, Robert Hass, Hannah Sanghee Park, and Tracy K. Smith will read for the American Poets Prizes Ceremony & Reception in the Auditorium at The New School (66 West 12th Street) in NYC. 

 Unpeopled Eden and Make Me Do Things are both available from Four Way Books

16 10 / 2014

Tonight, Thursday, October 16, at 7 pm, join us for a fall launch reading at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop (126A Front Street (next to Superfine)) in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Cynthia Cruz (Wunderkammer), David Dodd Lee (Animalities), Gregory Pardlo (Digest), and Cammy Thomas (Inscriptions) will all read. 

Wunderkammer, Animalities, Digest, and Inscriptions are all available from Four Way Books

15 10 / 2014

This Friday, October 17, at 10:45 am, Rigoberto Gonzalez (Unpeopled Eden, winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize and the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry), Victoria Redel (Make Me Do Things, winner of the 2014 Devil’s Kitchen Reading Award in Prose), and Idra Novey will present on the Poetic Beginnings Panel for the Academy of American Poets Forum in the Theresa Lang Center, The New School, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor, in NYC. 

Also on Friday, October 17, at 7 pm, Rigoberto Gonzalez (Unpeopled Eden, winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize and the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry), Brian Blanchfield, Luigi Bonaffini, Robert Hass, Hannah Sanghee Park, and Tracy K. Smith will read for the American Poets Prizes Ceremony & Reception in the Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street, The New School, in NYC. 

Unpeopled Eden and Make Me Do Things are available from Four Way Books

15 10 / 2014

Tomorrow, Thursday, October 16, at 7 pm, Cynthia Cruz (Wunderkammer), David Dodd Lee (Animalities), Gregory Pardlo (Digest), and Cammy Thomas (Inscriptions) will read for the Four Way Books Fall 2014 Launch Reading at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop (126A Front Street (next to Superfine)) in Dumbo, Brooklyn. 

Wunderkammer, Animalities, Digest, and Inscriptions are all available from Four Way Books